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NZSO Setting Up Camp: Town and Country

NZSO Setting Up Camp: Town and Country

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When:

  • Thu 10 Jun, 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Where:

BNZ Theatre at Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Rd, Manukau City

Restrictions:

All Ages

Holly Mathieson Conductor
Beethoven Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op. 69 'Pastoral' I. Allegro ma non troppo
Arnold English Dances Set II
Piazzolla Tangazo - Variations on Buenos Aires
Da Falla Suite No. 1 from 'The Three Cornered Hat'
Barry / Nic Raine Out Of Africa: Main Title
Bernstein On The Town: Three Dance Episodes

The country and the city come together in this programme paying homage to two very different landscapes.

Beethoven once said: “No one can love the country as much as I do” and this was never more evident than in his Pastoral symphony, a sentimental depiction of the Viennese countryside. Malcolm Arnold’s English Dances, meanwhile, gathers the best of English country folk dances into a charming and colourful suite of toe-tapping tunes.

From the English countryside, we head to the Argentine capital with the vibrant energy of Piazzolla’s Tangazo: Variations On Buenos Aires before we travel to Spain’s rural Andalusia region for Suite No. 1 from De Falla’s delightfully charming The Three-Cornered Hat.

Renowned film composer John Barry is best known for writing some of the most memorable music in film history and the Main Title of his Academy Award-winning soundtrack from Out of Africa is no exception, painting a vivid picture of the expansive African plains. Is there a place that evokes the bright lights and excitement of the City more than New York? Leonard Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes, from the musical On the Town, brings 1940s New York to life before your eyes, with its slinky jazz melodies, hopping bebop rhythms and irresistible swing.

Service fees apply.
For wheelchair bookings please call 0800 BUYTIX hotline (wheelchair bookings are not available online).
Onsite Box Office opens two hours before show start.

Liquor Ban Zone in all external areas

Entrance: Enter through Gate 1 or 2
Parking: Northern Carpark. Pay By Plate $4.00 for the first hour and 0.50 cents per hour thereafter. Payment via Inugo Parking App, NO CASH.

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